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Choosing your own pay, how does this work? - Cover Image
Culture
Choosing your own pay, how does this work?

A step-by-step guide on how to implement pick your own pay in your company.

How to start a movement - Cover Image
Culture
How to start a movement

Notes from Offsite #6, where from a company, we became a movement.

Frappe Anti-Values - Cover Image
Culture
Frappe Anti-Values

If values have to matter, they must represent a trade-off. For each value to be impactful, there must be an anti-value (things that bring us down). What are the anti-values of Frappe?

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Management
Using group intelligence to measure excellence

Can group intelligence be used to run an organization? Here are some notes from our latest experiment

Don't Be Evil - Cover Image
Culture
Don't Be Evil

While Google quietly dropped "Don't be Evil" from their Code of Conduct, here at Frappe we just formed our own version of it.

Notes from Malshej, Frappe Trip #5 - Cover Image
Culture
Notes from Malshej, Frappe Trip #5

Notes from yet another epic trip with the Frappe Team.

Rights and Responsibilities of a Frappe Team Member - Cover Image
Management
Rights and Responsibilities of a Frappe Team Member

On 6th of August, the Frappe Team voted and adopted a general bill of rights and responsibilities of each team member

Be an Artist - Cover Image
General
Be an Artist

Why everyone should aspire to become an artist.

Democracy at Frappe - Electing the Leadership Council - Cover Image
Culture
Democracy at Frappe - Electing the Leadership Council

Over the past year, Frappe has become a more democratically run company. In June 2021, we elected the first Leadership Council. Here is the story.

The Sandwich Organization - Cover Image
Management
The Sandwich Organization

Both flat organizations and hierarchical ones fail, time to try something new?

Creating impact in the post-COVID world - Cover Image
General
Creating impact in the post-COVID world

How should be company growth in the post-COVID world? Is money and size the only measure of a growing company? It is time to look beyond.

Pune Trip: Live Another Day - Cover Image
Inside ERPNext
Pune Trip: Live Another Day

Frappe team trips are usually an emotional affair. This time things were different.

Frappe Redesign 2020 - Cover Image
Development
Frappe Redesign 2020

Frappe Redesign 2020 is the culmination of an 18 month effort. The biggest and longest project we have delivered to date.

Open Source is not Freemium - Cover Image
Open Source
Open Source is not Freemium

By restricting others from hosting their service, projects like Elastic and MongoDB miss the point of open source.

The Muddling Road to Success - Cover Image
Management
The Muddling Road to Success

Starting from first principles makes progress seem slow, uneven and complicated. Is it worth it?

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Announcements
Frappe + Zerodha

Zerodha's (Rainmatter) investment into ERPNext signals a massive acceptance of Open Source in enterprise software. Here is why it matters.

Surviving Remote Work - Cover Image
Personal
Surviving Remote Work

Remote work is nothing like working in an office. Will we ever adapt to it or will it force us to become someone else?

Why Pay for Support Subscription? - Cover Image
ERPNext Implementation
Why Pay for Support Subscription?

One of the most common objections potential customers have is that they don't want to pay per user, but only for services. Our view on why this is not ideal for anyone.

Winning in the Software Products Business - Cover Image
Startups
Winning in the Software Products Business

A really simple model on how you can really win in the software business

A 40 Person Company That Runs Without Spreadsheets - Cover Image
Inside ERPNext
A 40 Person Company That Runs Without Spreadsheets

Spreadsheets are the hidden glue that keeps organizations running smoothly, at Frappe we have something better.